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Paris Set for Pedal Power Revolution

...ildren under 14 are not allowed use the bikes, and helmets are recommended but, for hygiene reasons, are not provided. The scheme will not cost French taxpayers a penny thanks to a deal between city hall and urban advertising giant JC Decaux, which is picking up the bill in exchange for exclusive rights to...

WHO Concerned About Growing Two-wheeler Deaths in Asia

...ause of their cost and partly because of a lack of helmets for children, the WHO said. Source-IANS/B...

Head Injury Awareness Day

...w enforcers in India, emphasizing the need to wear helmets while riding, the tendency among motorcycle riders to drive without helmets has persisted. In this context making helmets compulsory for two- wheel drivers in Tamil Nadu state...

WHO States, “One Billion People Are Affected By Neurological Disorders

...s like immunization against meningitis, wearing of helmets and seat belt, early detection of malaria are followed stringently. JY...

Study Reveals 1.6 Million Pediatric Soccer Injuries

... detailed research needs to be conducted on soccer helmets to see if the risk for concussion and other head injuries can be decreased. Age limitations should be considered for participation in competitive soccer. Parents, players, coaches, referees, soccer organizations, and the medical community should work...

A young scientist recognized for biomechanics innovations

... Sports Medicine, Duma equips the Hokies' football helmets with sensors that record impacts in terms of G (gravity) forces. The sensors transmit real-time data to a sideline computer system that keeps track of a range of head impact information for each player wearing the sensors. Aimed at discovering the ...

Proper Fitting Of Football Helmets Essential To Prevent Concussion

... high school athletes found that proper fitting of helmets could help reduce the risk of// concussion. In... New Jersey high schools. The authors found that helmets were often ineffective because they were not fitted properly to the players. The study found that h...

Health Hazards Faced By Small Children

...ies to children. Researches have advised wearing helmets and wrist guards especially when ice-skating to prevent head and facial injuries....

Teen Players Urged To Wear Helmets and Gloves to Avoid Sports Injuries

...ave been found to indulge in rough games, avoiding helmets and gloves, placing them at increased risk of seri...—usually teammates—box while wearing their uniform helmets and gloves. Only punches to the head are allowed—the fight ends when one player gives up or has his ...

Job Opportunities for People Living With AIDS

...at the inauguration presented two scooters and two helmets worth Rs. 85,000. The Positive Living Centre project at Namakkal will use the scooter to transport people to hospital or to testing and counselling centres....

Can Enforcing Bicycle Helmet Laws Avoid Head Injuries?

...l studies suggest that cyclists who choose to wear helmets have fewer head injuries than non-wearers. But Dor... from countries that have legalised the wearing of helmets and believes that the data indicate that helmet laws discourage cycling and produce no obvious respo...

Mountain Biking Results In Serious Injuries

...rt were aged between 38 years to 53 years, and the helmets received the full impact of the fall as they fell over the handlebars. All the three accident victims lost their ability of moving their limbs. Severe cervical spine injuries were detected in the subsequent CT or MRI scans. The causes of the accident...

EU medical chief says Europe ready for bird flu

...pment such as disposable gloves, masks, goggles or helmets when dealing with suspicious birds, and the use of anti-viral drugs if needed, in targeted pre-exposure and post-exposure prophylaxis. To help reduce the impact of possible exposure to bird flu, vaccinations against seasonal flu should be considere...

Helmets Effective In Protecting Your Head

...tudy neurosurgeons say they are now convinced that helmets reduce rather than cause injuries.// Studies in the past have suggested wearing helmets during a motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle accident may actually increase the risk of skull base and...

Helmets Effective In Protecting Your Head

...tudy neurosurgeons say they are now convinced that helmets reduce rather than cause injuries.// Studies in the past have suggested wearing helmets during a motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle accident may actually increase the risk of skull base and...

Stroke Patients May Benefit By Wearing Cooling Helmets

... cooling of the brain using the specially designed helmets had a better outcome and recovery in the long run after ischemic stroke. The temperature of the brain came down on surface cooling by Atleast 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit. It has also been noticed that the brain tends to function better in a cooler environ...

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